Foremost monetary establishment Warranty Belief Financial institution plc has confirmed that the fifth version of Africa’s premier vogue occasion, the GTBank Style Weekend, will maintain on Saturday, November 14, and Sunday, November 15, 2020. The 2-day occasion, will characteristic fashion-leaders and trade consultants from all over the world, while offering tons of of indigenous small vogue companies with the chance to broaden their on-line presence, attain new markets, and place their companies for sustainable progress.
Themed “The Way forward for Style Retail,” the 2020 GTBank Style Weekend occasion will characteristic a hybrid of on-line and bodily experiences, together with On-line Grasp Lessons, an Immersive On-line Buying Expertise with Free Supply Nationwide and a Runway Present.
In step with its imaginative and prescient of Selling Enterprise, the Financial institution will present an e-commerce platform that may enable tons of of small companies join with 1000’s of customers which are on-line, while offering vogue lovers with an immersive on-line buying expertise. The Financial institution will present custom-built on-line retail stalls without spending a dime and, on the identical time, absolutely sponsor all promotional actions to drive visibility and gross sales for all the style manufacturers that shall be part of the 2020 GTBank Style Weekend.
Along with its progressive vogue retail experiences, the 2020 GTBank Style Weekend will characteristic a collection of on-line masterclasses facilitated by famend vogue trade consultants. A “must-attend” for entrepreneurs and vogue fans, the masterclasseses have been designed to ship the identical high quality in content material and engagement as earlier years, by interactive webinars that may concentrate on exploring new and thrilling methods to construct and maintain vogue manufacturers in these instances and the long run.
The Runway Present may even maintain its place on the 2020 GTBank Style Weekend. Designed with present realities in thoughts, the Runway Present will characteristic a rigorously curated ensemble of daring and enthralling vogue statements by Africa’s Most interesting Style Manufacturers, delivered in a socially distanced atmosphere.
Commenting on the 2020 GTBank Style Weekend, the Managing Director and Chief Govt of GTBank, Segun Agbaje, stated; “Style is extra than simply artwork or endeavour, it’s a lifestyle, and as we make changes to how we stay in these new realities, we’re additionally reimagining how we create worth for small companies, the native vogue trade and our prospects by the GTBank Style Weekend. This 12 months, key components of our vogue expertise will go surfing, however the focus stays the identical; to drive the expansion of our vogue trade by selling enterprise for small companies within the sector.”
He additional said that “At GTBank, we’ll proceed to lend the total weight of our franchise to safeguarding lives and livelihoods not solely by main the combat to curtail the Covid-19 outbreak, but additionally creating and championing initiatives that assist companies and people thrive.”
Launched in 2016, the GTBank Style Weekend has turn out to be the largest vogue expertise in Africa, drawing over 250,000 attendees yearly and that includes famend trade consultants similar to type connoisseur Dapper Dan, Burak Cakmak of Parsons Faculty of Design, Roksanda Ilincic, Make-Up extraordinaire Sir John, Stylist to the celebs Regulation Roach, Vanessa Kingori MBE, Jay Alexander, Nicholas Kirkwood, Jay Manuel, Huishan Zhang, Adesuwa Aighewi and several other others. Geared in the direction of Selling Enterprise, the GTBank Style Weekend is one in every of Warranty Belief Financial institution’s social initiatives aimed toward providing small companies actual industrial alternatives and empowering them with the experience, networks and assets to comprehend the total potential of their companies.